November 18, 2022 16:20
*This version corrects the age of the victim. PPB regrets the error.*
The victim in the June 20, 2022 homicide in the Roseway neighborhood is identified as McKeever W. Thompson III, 24, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photograph for public release. They are requesting privacy at this time.
The medical examiner determined the manner and cause of death was homicide by gunshot wound. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Michael Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org (503)823-0991 or Detective Michael Schmerber at email@example.com (503)823-0991. Please reference case number 22-164825.
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Death Investigation Becomes Homicide Investigation
June 20, 2022 18:17
Homicide Detectives have taken over an investigation after a man was found deceased in the Roseway Neighborhood.
On June 20, 2022 at 1:46p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3200 Block of Northeast 81st Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a deceased male. After a preliminary investigation, officers found the victim did not die from natural causes.
Portland’s Homicide Unit has responded to the scene. While detectives conduct this investigation, Northeast 81st Avenue will be closed from Northeast Siskiyou to Northeast Klickitat Street.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Michael Jones at Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org (503)823-0991 or Detective Michael Schmerber at Michael.email@example.com (503)823-0991.
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